Episode 358 - Be Visionary and Strategic with Navy SEAL Leader Marty Strong

Although planning is a crucial part of any mission, its success relies more on the ability to adapt to unexpected changes and improvise than on the plan itself.In this episode, we are thrilled to welcome Marty Strong and hear about his unique perspective on leadership, planning, and goal achieving. Marty is a combat-decorated Navy SEAL, a thought-provoking writer and speaker, and a leader and business consultant. He is an accomplished novelist and the author of "Be Nimble: How the Creative Navy SEAL Mindset Wins on the Battlefield and in Business" and the soon-to-be-published "Be Visionary: Strategic Leadership in the Age of Optimization."Throughout our conversation, Marty shared golden nuggets from his decades of leadership and business consultant experience. We talk about his background and upbringing and how his time as a Navy SEAL prepared him to become a successful leader. We also discuss Marty's book, "Be Visionary," what motivated him to write it, and what leaders can get from it.Additionally, Marty shared his unique perspective on what becoming an excellent leader looks like, how to make excellent hirings for our team, the hidden power of humor, and much more.Tune in to Episode 358 to hear about Marty's fascinating life story and the Navy SEAL's way of planning and executing.Some Questions I Ask: Please share with our listeners what the new book is about. And why did you write it? (8:49)How can we improve our visionary skills in a way that can be applied personally and professionally? (12:07)In This Episode, You Will Learn: A bit about Marty's upbringing and first encounter with adult life (3:45)The importance of not letting the victim mentality get in charge (7:24)Start with a vision and start planning backward from that future point (13:59)What a perfect plan and preparation looks like (16:15)When things are bad, stick to those joking about it (23:14)Resources: Marty Strong websiteBook: Marty Strong - Be Nimble: How the Creative Navy SEAL Mindset Wins on the Battlefield and in BusinessBook: Marty Strong -Be Visionary: Strategic Leadership in the Age of OptimizationConnect with Marty: LinkedInBecoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best WebsiteBecoming Your Best University WebsiteBecoming Your Best Library Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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